Honey from the Rock: A Joyous Evening of Story, Song & Amazing Juggling Feats
Rabbi Mark Novak and his wife, Renẻe Brachfeld are master storytellers. Join this dynamic duo for a family-friendly evening of story, song and amazing juggling feats! Mark is a community Rabbi, hazzan, musician and storyteller. Renẻe has been a professional storyteller since 1986. They have been presented as Scholars/Artists in Residence at over 130 synagogues across the U.S. and Canada.
$18 suggested donation, more if you want, less if you can’t
Kids under 6 FREE, Kids 6-12: $9
No one turned away - Doors open at 6:30 pm
Rabbi Mark Novak and Renée are guests of P’nai Or for their Scholar-in-Residence weekend April 17-19. This husband-wife duo have appeared at over 130 synagogues across the U.S. and Canada, leading services, presenting workshops, and performing for both adult and family audiences. Their recording, “King Solomon’s Daughter”, was awarded the Parents’ Choice Gold Award.
Mark and Renée live in the Washington DC area and have been featured as presenters at LimmudFest in England, Limmud NY, Ruach HaAretz, Routes and the Seattle International Storytelling Festival.
Mark began his music career as a child, singing in a professional Jewish choir and appearing on Broadway in the musical “Oliver”. From 1977-1986 he was the music director of Living Stage at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. His original theater pieces have been performed at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts and The Smithsonian.
Renée has been a professional storyteller since 1986. In addition to performing, she teaches a variety of workshops including family storytelling, integrating storytelling in the classroom and building community through storytelling. Her work has been published in Penina Schram’s “Chosen Tales” and Goldie Milgram’s “Mitzvah Stories”.
Questions? Call 503-248-4500
For more information about Mark and Renee, visit Jewishstorytelling.com
Sponsor: P'nai Or of Portland